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  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance

    The accredited online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law provides professionals working for organizations, institutions and individuals who deliver health care services with the tools to ensure that state and federal regulatory requirements are being met. Courses cover health care regulations, policies, malpractice and insurance tort reform, and other critical issues.

    The certificate is a post-baccalaureate non-degree program designed to develop and improve career related skills in the focused area of health care compliance. Ideal candidates include those working in the health care field who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as those seeking career changes.

    Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Health Care Compliance.

    Program Features

    • Courses taught by the Kline School of Law faculty
    • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in health care regulation
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    Online Open House

    Join us on Thursday, June 7th from 7 - 8 p.m. EST to learn more about our Legal Studies programs and have your questions answered by a Drexel representative. Register Today!

    View the recording of a previous open house.

    Accreditation

    The Thomas R. Kline School of Law Master of Legal Studies – Health Care Compliance Specialization and Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance programs are accredited by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®. Many employers are now requiring CCB certification for compliance related positions. The CCB offers certification in the following areas:

    • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®
    • Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC)®
    • Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)®
    • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)®
    • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional International (CCEP-I)®

    CCB Exam Eligibility: Completion of Drexel’s Master of Legal Studies or Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance programs with a GPA of 3.0 or higher fulfills the professional work experience and continuing education units (CEU) requirements within applicable eligibility time frames per candidate handbook, allowing you to be eligible to sit for a CCB exam. Learn more about the CCB.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    LSTU 501S Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting 3.0
    LSTU 504S Health Care Rules and Regulations 3.0
    LSTU 505S Health Care Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management 3.0
    LSTU 506S Patients and Privacy: HIPAA and Related Regulations 3.0
    LSTU 507S Risk Assessment and Management 3.0
    Total Credits 15.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    The priority deadline for Fall 2018 is July 23rd. We will accept applications until August 6th if space is available; however, all supporting documents must be received along with the application. Orientation may be truncated and course selection restricted if classes have reached enrollment limits. For term dates, please view the academic calendar.

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2018-2019 is $1215 per credit.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 new partners, alumni or military students only: a special 20% tuition savings for students that enroll in two courses per term (otherwise 10% tuition savings applies). 
        • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
        • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
        • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
        • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2018-2019 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Fall 2018

    August 20, 2018

    December 13, 2018

    Spring 2019

    January 7, 2019

    May 3, 2019

    Summer 2019

    May 20, 2019

    August 2, 2019

    Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance

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